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Professional Experience

Positions and Employment

  • 2006-present
    Julie Nguyen Brown Professor of Computational and Mathematical Sciences, Brown University
  • 2006-2011
    Director, Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Brown University. View legacy web portal
  • 2005-present
    Professor of Computer Science, Brown University
  • 2002-2005
    Senior Director and Head of Informatics Research Group, Applied Biosystems/Celera Genomics
  • 2001-2002
    Co-Leader with Gene Myers of the Informatics Research Group, Celera Genomics
  • 2000-2001
    Senior Director, Informatics Research Group, Celera Genomics
  • 1998-2000
    Principal Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
  • 1994-1998
    Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
  • 1993-2000
    Project Leader, DOE /MICS Computational Biology Project, Sandia National Laboratories
  • 1992-1994
    Computational Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
  • 1984-1992
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Wesleyan University
  • 1979-1983
    Researcher, Institute of Mathematics, Al. I. Cuza University, Romania

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 2004-present
    Visiting Associate, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology
  • 2002-present
    Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical School, George Washington University
  • 1998-2000
    Adjunct Associate Professor of Biology, University of New Mexico
  • 1997-present
    Co-Founder and Steering Committee member, International Conference on Research in Computational Biology (RECOMB)
  • 1984-1992
    Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Degrees

  • 1979 Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
    Thesis: Context Sensitive Languages with Applications to Semantics of Programs and Number Theory
    Advisors: Professors Solomon Marcus and Sergiu Rudeanu
  • 1975 B.S. in Computer Science, Al. I. Cuza University, Iasi, Romania
    Honors: Summa Cum Laude